It is Mental Health Awareness Month. As both a Mental Health Ambassador and a Partner with MTV and Taskforce, Ali aims to help empower people around the globe to take action for mental health, whether for themselves, for their loved ones or to advocate for systemic changes in their community. Ali has created content with … More More MTV MHAD content – Ali chats with Brent Morin and Rachel Bloom.
In 2021, MTV Entertainment Group and Partners launched the first Mental Health Action Day to shift the culture of mental health. With 1,800+ partners and millions of individual participants from across 32 countries, this year the focus is on deepening impact. This year’s Mental Health Action Day is on Thursday, May 18th and the theme, planned in partnership with … More Ali’s MTV Mental Health Action Day interviews are live
Ali MacLean’s searing play about grief after gun violence, which won the Beverly Hills Theatre Guild Julie Harris Award, was presented by the guild and Theatre 40 at the Mary Levin Cutler Theatre last week. The show marked just one day after the 5th anniversary of the Parkland shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School … More MacLean’s Wolves At The Door presented by Theatre 40
Wanna relive the glory days of the early aughts when musicians still played guitars? Listen to Ali’s radio demo from her time on the air during the early aughts for a flashback. Ali was plucked from the halls of MTV to be an on-air personality on the new radio station Indie 103.1 FM. She was … More Radio, Radio
Ali was tapped to be an ambassador and panelist for Mental Health Action Day, powered by MTV Entertainment. The second National ‘Mental Health Action Day’ is slated to drive the culture of Mental Health from awareness to action and takes place on May 19. Setting the theme of ‘Connection,’ Ali MacLean and more than 1400 companies and organizations … More Ali MacLean named talent ambassador for MTV’s Mental Health Action Day
Ali will be this week’s guest on the new podcast A Series of Murders, hosted by Kat Corbett. The show dissects true crime documentaries, both the story and the filmmaking approach. They will discuss the recent HBO MAX 2 part documentary Undercurrent: The Disappearance of Kim Wall about the murder of a journalist aboard a … More Ali a guest on Kat Corbett’s A Series of Murders
Ali MacLean’s edgy short play The Point was presented on Sunday, March 6th as part of Ensemble Studio Theatre’s Winterfest Reading Series. The play, which was also directed by MacLean is a comedic, thriller about dating, substance abuse, and violence in a small working-class New England town. Loosely based on a true story and people … More The Point performed at EST’s Winterfest
Ali is published again for the second time this month. Ali has been included in The Best Women’s Monologues Anthology of 2021. Get a copy at www.smithandkraus.com to read Grace in Wolves At The Door, describing the night her daughter died. Ali’s work was chosen by editor Debbie Lamedman to be a part of the annual Smith … More Ali is published by Smith & Kraus books!
Ali’s thee monologues from her plays She’s Not There, Wolves At The Door, and This Will Be Our Year, can now be read in the comfort of your own home. Ali thanks Lawrence Harbison, editor of the book, Jaqueline Reinold, and Theresa Rebeck who wrote the forward. And special thanks to The Honor Roll, who … More She Persisted in book stores!
Ali’s latest play is a short look at an age-old topic – misogyny. MacLean describes the piece as: “funny, disturbing, and a fuck you to David Mamet.” The play involves two lawyers deciding the worth of a woman’s life…while hitting on their waitress. The 7×7 series at The Tank is led by Brett Epstein. MacLean … More Ali’s new play Toxic at The Tank in NYC